SameSame has announced their annual list of the 25 most influential gay people in Australia, ranging from 20 year old Olympic golden boy Matthew Mitcham to 80 year old Activist John Challis, an original member of Mardi Gras.

Others in the list are musicians, a police woman, tv presenter and a host of others. It shows just how much my knowledge of gay issues is lacking that I would actually struggle to come up with 25 public(ish) gay figures, let alone influential ones.

Read the article and vote here.